Illegal Use of Hands

Definition

Illegal use of the hands against a player while attempting to ward off a block, cover a receiver, or tackle a ball carrier. There are several restrictions on how a player may initiate contact, such as hands to the facemask of the other player involved in the blocking.

Outcome

10 yards if committed by offense; 5 yards and automatic first down if committed by defense

2020 Stats

Overall Totals By Team

There was an average of 0.44 Illegal Use of Hands penalties per team league wide.

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 AgainstBeneficiary
NameGamesCountYards LostDismissedHomeAwayCountYards GainedDismissedHomeAway
Arizona60010000000
Atlanta61500100000
Baltimore61501015010
Buffalo600000210020
Carolina6210011220102
Chicago61501015001
Cincinnati60010015001
Cleveland60000000000
Dallas60000000100
Denver500100110010
Detroit511000100000
Green Bay50000000000
Houston60000000100
Indianapolis61501000000
Jacksonville600000110110
Kansas City631500315001
Las Vegas50020000000
LA Rams60000000000
LA Chargers522002000000
Miami60000000000
Minnesota60010015010
New England50000000200
New Orleans50000000100
N.Y. Giants600000215011
N.Y. Jets60000000000
Philadelphia60000000000
Pittsburgh50000000000
San Francisco611000100000
Seattle50010000000
Tampa Bay611000115010
Tennessee50000000000
Washington60000000000
Totals9114957681495786
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